Documentaries

Always the Same

Uvik isto

Film info

  • Country:Hrvatska
  • Director:Slavica Šnur
  • Year:2018
  • Duration:40'
  • Actors:

Storyline

This is the movie about family Saric… A family in which every member at one time or another played basketball; a family which is at first sight dysfunctional and always on the edge of quarrel. However, that is just an illusion. Their form of communication is completely natural for people from Dalmatia as is their temperament and directness. All of them like to say that in their family everything's „always the same“. Life of these people saturates with penury, hard working, pride and popular defiance which is common for people from Dalmatia. They fiercely fought on basketball courts and are the same way on the „life court“. The result is stable financial situation and numerous awards won in sports. However, even though Dario is famous NBA player, him and his family are still the same: humble, persistent, hard working, noisy, happy and modest.

About the director

Slavica Šnur was born 1962 in Vrbanja. She acquires education in film and television abroad, most notably in London and Berlin. After a few years of working at Croatian National Television she becomes make-up artist and costume designer in movies. In 2010 she's writing her first screenplay for feature film „Holy Family“. For two years she attended screenwriting workshop after which she's writing another screenplay – for feature „CCM“ and television show „When You Don't Have Enough Players“ about war in Vukovar. In 2017 she meets family Saric and decides to film a documentary about this very peculiar and likable family.

Screening schedule

  • 24.08.2018.

    CineStar Vukovar

    18:15h

Tickets for screenings at Cinestar Vukovar, Danubian Sand Island, Borovo Cinema are free. For screenings at locations - Terrace of Agency for Waterways and Castle Eltz Park admission is 15 HRK. Tickets.

Festival hosts
  • Discovery
  • Grad Vukovar
  • Hrvatski dom Vukovar
Srebrni sponzor
  • Pevec
Partners
  • Grad Zagreb
  • Hrvatska turistička zajednica
  • Hrvatski audiovizualni centar
  • Vukovarsko-srijemska županija
  • Bobi
Sponsors
  • American Express
  • AutoWill
  • Elatus
  • Filmofeel
  • Iločki podrumi
  • Startas
  • Alatir
  • Vukovarsko pivo

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